Fight back against crime! Check out this year's National Night Out events

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SAN ANTONIO – Get ready for this year's National Night Out! NNO is a neighborhood crime and drug prevention event that occurs annually and is celebrated in every city, town and village in the United States.

In Texas, National Night Out is always held on the first Tuesday of October.

In addition to increasing awareness of crime and drug prevention programs, NNO also strengthens neighborhood spirit and community-police partnerships, while sending a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back against crime!"

Here's a list of some of this year's NNO events: 

VIA Metropolitan Transit
123 N Medina Street
4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

JBSA Fort Sam Houston
2739 Dickman Road, Building 407
6 - 8 p.m.

Steubing Ranch Elementary 
5100 Knollcreek Drive
4:30 - 7 p.m.

Beacon Hill Neighborhood Association
Agnes Cotton Elementary

Alta Vista Neighborhood Association
615 W. Gramercy

Community Workers Council
534 South Acme (Acme Park)

Cable Westwood Neighborhood Association
1706 Pinn Road

John Jay High School
7611 Marbach Road

Villa Tranchese Neighborhood Association
307 Marshall Street

Parkview Apartments
114 Hickman Street

Atwater Creek Neighborhood Association
8815 Atwater Creek

El Sendero Homeowners Association
738 Las Pertas

New Territories Neighborhood Alliance
8555 Bowens Crossing

Great Northwest Community Improvement Association
6331 Shady Green

Monte Vista Terrace Neighborhood Association
Coppini Academy

Dell view Neighborhood Association
Dellview Park

Celebra Crossing Community Association
4502 Cornudo Ridge

Colonial Hills Neighborhood Association
199 Chantilly

N Shearer Hills Neighborhood Association
109 Anne Lewis Drive

Shearer Hills Neighborhood Association
148 Harriet

Lavaca/KWA Neighborhood Association
Breckenridge High School

For a full list of San Antonio Housing Authorities National Night Out locations, click here.

About the Authors:

RJ Marquez has been at KSAT since 2010. He's covered a variety of stories and events across the San Antonio area, and is the lead reporter for KSAT Explains. He also covers the Spurs for on-air and digital platforms. You can see RJ regularly on KSAT Explains and Good Morning San Antonio. He also writes a weekly Spurs newsletter.

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.